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Object Number:L-29-306
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Babylonian
Provenience: Iraq
Nippur
Period: Old Akkadian Period
Date Made: 2340-2200 BCE
Early Date: -2340
Late Date: -2200
Section:Babylonian
Materials:Terracotta
Inscription Language:Sumerian Language
Other Number:F-'29-6-316 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number
P461857 - CDLI Number
UM L-29-306 - Other Number

Description

Brick stamp celebrating king Sharkalisharri of Agade as builder of the Ekur, the temple of Enlil, at Nippur. Royal/Monumental text. (CDLI Composite: Q000862). See CDLI for transliteration info.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Web Site] Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative: Archival View of P461857.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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